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Dave Keon

Born:March 22, 1940Draft:Joined Maple Leafs in 1960
Hometown:Noranda, QuebecPosition:Center
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:Left
National Team:Canada

David Michael Keon (born March 22, 1940) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre. He played professionally from 1960 to 1982, including 15 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1986. Keon was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. On October 16, 2016, as part of the Toronto Maple Leafs centennial celebrations, Keon was named the greatest player in the team’s history. In 2017, Keon was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in NHL history.

Dave Keon, Legends Row, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL
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  • Won Calder Trophy (best rookie) in 1961
  • Won Lady Byng Trophy twice (1962, 1963)
  • Won Conn Smythe Trophy in 1967
  • Played in eight All-Star Games (1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973)
  • Keon’s jersey (#14) retired by Maple Leafs in 2008
Dave KeonToronto Maple Leafs Ken Dryden Montreal Canadiens
Dave Keon, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, skates for the puck against Ken Dryden, of the Montreal Canadiens. (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI/via Getty Images)